Some issues with the new amdgpu driver

Michel Dänzer michel at
Thu May 7 02:07:19 PDT 2015

On 06.05.2015 12:12, Brian Paterni wrote:
> I was on irc a few days ago trying to get the new amdgpu driver up and
> running on my system. I am able to get the kernel booted successfully,
> however X via amdgpu is turning out to be a real roadblock. It is the
> problem with seeing gbm_create_device as an undefined
> symbol. From what little I understand, I may be needing a more recent
> xserver to resolve this...

I don't think that would help.

Does the attached xf86-video-amdgpu patch fix the problem?

If not, you can manually load the glamoregl module in /etc/X11/xorg.conf
to pull in libgbm:

Section "Module"
	Load	"glamoregl"

Earthling Michel Dänzer               |     
Libre software enthusiast             |             Mesa and X developer
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